Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City CouncilmanA lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County accuses a San Jose city councilman of sexual harassment. His former chief of staff claims he caused her emotional distress.
San Jose Voters To Select From Crowded Field Of Mayoral Candidates To Replace Termed-Out Mayor ReedTuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.
List Of San Jose Mayoral Candidates Grows The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.
San Jose Councilman’s Proposed Firefighter Hiring Freeze Angers Fire ChiefA proposal by a San Jose city councilman to freeze firefighter hiring until the firefighter union accepts a reduced pension benefit has sent shock waves though the fire department and drawn the ire of its outgoing chief.
San Jose Pot Clubs Targeted For Not Paying TaxesThey want more options when it comes to how to handle businesses that aren't paying their fair share.
San Jose Police Redeployment Helps Stem Rising ViolenceSan Jose police are crediting stepped up gang enforcement efforts, with a recent decrease in violence in the city. But the city may not have the funding to continue those efforts into the next year.
SJ Points To Facilities Openings As Turning Point Following CutsA number of new city facilities in San Jose have been shuttered, in some cases for years because of a lack of funds. But, it appears that list is about to get a little shorter.
San Jose Councilman Envisions Volunteer-Run LibrariesAn idea to help out cash-strapped libraries in San Jose is being met with both praise and criticism after a city councilman suggested the libraries replace retiring city workers with volunteers.
San Jose Councilman Wants To Lower Speed Limit Near SchoolsThis comes following the passage of AB321, a state law that allows cities to lower the speed limit around schools to 15 miles per hour.
San Jose Collects Nearly $300,000 From Pot Tax In a strange twist, the number of police officer layoffs in San Jose may be reduced because of revenue generated by medical marijuana dispensaries.
San Jose Councilman Calls For Fire Dept. Cuts To Bolster PoliceA San Jose city councilman has dared to touch the so-called “third rail” of local politics. City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio is calling for a reduction in firefighter staffing levels in favor of more police officers.
San Jose Councilman Proposes Change In Seniority RulesCouncilmember Pierluigi Oliverio is proposing that cutbacks shouldn’t solely be based on seniority.